Month: September 2016

Geospatial Redux: National Map Reading Week, Esri UC Call for Papers, Google Maps’s Blue Beam Measures Accuracy

This edition of Geospatial Redux takes a look at the first annual Map Reading Week hosted by the Ordnance Survey, Esri’s Call for Papers, and Google Maps’ new blue beam for directional accuracy.

Using GIS to Map Telecommunications

Mapping telecommunication networks is of great importance to both urban and rural regions, particularly as telecommunication networks become even more vital for our daily lives. Terrain, vegetation, urban regions, and other potential interference are often assessed together and GIS tools such as ArcGIS have developed into an industry standard for forecasting cellular tower locations.